A menstrual cycle begins when a woman gets her period. This is when the lining of the uterus sheds. This cycle is part of the female reproductive system. A typical cycle lasts between 24 and 38 days.
Irregular periods are when the length of a menstrual cycle keeps changing. The woman’s periods may come early or late.
There are many causes of irregular periods:
Some signs that you should talk to a physician include:
Yoga may be an effective treatment for different menstrual issues. A 2017 study with 64 women looked at the effect of practicing yoga over 12 weeks. It found improved physical function, less body pain, swelling, breast tenderness, and fewer cramps.
Changes in your weight can affect your period. People who menstruate and have obesity are also more likely to have irregular periods.
Exercise has many health benefits that can help your periods. It can help you reach or maintain a moderate weight. Exercise is often used to treat conditions that cause irregular periods like Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Stress can wreak havoc on your hormones. Reducing stress in your life will bring a hormonal balance to your body and is a great remedy for an irregular period.
Hormonal birth control: Irregular or heavy bleeding may be managed with hormonal birth control. They regulating the cycle, making it more predictable. These can be a combination of birth control pills that consist of estrogen and progestin, or progestin-only birth control. Both types come in different forms like pills, a vaginal ring, injection or an IUD (intrauterine device).
Tranexamic acid: A medication prescribed to treat heavy menstrual bleeding. The patient takes one pill at the start of their period to control their bleeding.
Pain relievers: By taking an over-the-counter pain reliever, such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen, the woman can get relief from body pains.
At Manu Clinic we have the best doctors to treat teenage girls. If a girl in your family, a daughter, sister, niece or anybody else has irregular periods please bring her to us. We would happily treat her.
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